Remer, Helene Marie, Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away Friday, October 28, 2011, at the Cartwright Care Center. Age 82 years. The daughter of the late Christopher and Arlene (O’Lette) Kumbier was born October 15, 1929 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Robert R. Remer, June 4, 1949. He passed away July 26, 1992. Mrs. Remer served as Corporate Secretary with the family business, Remer Plumbing and Heating, Inc. She was a member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church where she was active in the Altar Guild and the Quilters. She had been a member of Germania of Saginaw and kept active with Water Aerobics at Sherwood School She enjoyed knitting and donated hundreds of hats for the babies at the area hospitals. She enjoyed golfing and summer weekends at her cottage on Houghton Lake. Surviving are four children and their spouses, Roderick and Julie Remer; David and Sharon Remer; Robert G. and Janet Remer, all of Saginaw, MI; Donna M. and Dennis Summerfield, Freeland, MI; four grandchildren, Amy Meyers and her husband Jim; Keith Remer; Gregory V. Remer and his wife, Kelly; Michelle Remer; two great grandchildren, Connor and Elijah; two sisters-in-law, Jean Kumbier, Saginaw, MI; Shirley Remer, Lansing, MI; several nieces, nephews and her four legged companion, Buddy. A brother, Howard Kumbier has predeceased her. The funeral service will take place on Monday, October 31, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 2525 Hemmeter Road. Rev. Jeff Bonn and Rev. Julie Bailey will officiate with burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, from 2:00-6:00 p.m. Sunday and then at the Church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Our Saviour Lutheran Church; the Saginaw City Rescue Mission or the charity of their choice. Mrs. Remer’s family wishes to thank Dr. Liu, the nurses, staff and caregivers of Hospice Advantage, Cartwright Care Center and St. Mary’s of Michigan 7 South. www.casefuneralhome.com